Symptomatic of the problem, Ken Wilson, is Pope Francis’s occasional half-hearted, open-to-interpretation, “who am I to judge” type of pronouncement. He makes people think that the Church is becoming more liberal when he has in fact not changed a single doctrine or policy, in some ways even hardening the Church’s homophobic positions.

The savage language of Francis’s Church is a symptom of the homophobic rot at its core.

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot.

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